Pinterest the fastest site ever to gain 10 million users, taken the social platform by storms. while, Brands are utilizing Pinterest for e-commerce, With the holidays right around the corner. It’s time for brands to start using this powerful platform to drive sales.
78% of the top 500 internet retailers have adopted Pinterest in the last year; the virtual Pinboard created negligible traffic or conversions while, Facebook drives 20 times more traffic to retail sites than Pinterest.
The true value of Pinterest is in its Interest Graph, which connects users to each other by what they pin like rather than by their relationships. It can be a great thought for brands to learn about their customers from the way they arrange their pins on their boards.
The biggest challenge faced in social media marketing is followers itself. Every brand needs a genuine followers who actually appreciate the brand, follow their updates and love to purchase. Having huge number of followers doesn’t mean that the brand is being noted or genuinely followed.
The firm named SocialMarketingWriting.com has come up with great ways/tips from which you can get followers on Pinterest.
The tips in given is pretty simple to follow, first tip says to just keep your profile completed as followers see the profile and as they say first impression will be the best impression.
Another way to get many followers is by following others, but just don’t blindly do it, know them by their profile. The key here is if you follow a genuine person its obvious that you too are getting followed by them. And also, unfollow those who do not follow you back.
Inviting and finding more friends through email, Facebook, Yahoo and Gmail to your Pinterest account can get you genuine followers and you have an added advantage as you already know them.
Pinning useful and helpful content/image can magnetize your followers, the more they enjoy the content/image the more better presence you have.
Repinning, liking and commenting on others’ pins can also attract followers, it helps to gel with other new users and many others can notice. But most importantly make sure of certain limitations set by Pinterest.
Tagging is a great way to form relationships and others to notify you. whenever possible just tag users and compliment them by adding a comment before you tag. This can definitely help you to form a closer bond and get more loyal followers for your brand.
Every time you perform certain activities Facebook would automatically update your status on this social site too. And this update may inform your followers on Facebook to know about you and if the status is interesting it can attract many Facebook followers to you.
This trick actually draws Twitter users to your profile and as soon as you pin something Pinterest prompts you to tweet it and ask the followers to just check out the new pin, this would definitely attract new followers on Twitter.
Add your Pinterest URL to Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites your active on and write a call to action urging those users to follow you on Pinterest. The other best idea is to add Pinterest app to your Facebook thumbnails.
Adding the “follow” button to your blog or website could get traffic to your Pinterest account. Add the button in a prominent place so that people could notice it easily and also this can turn your website traffic into your Pinterest followers.